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Upcoming calendar

...reservations suggested; (706) 823-0440 ext. 4, augustacanal.comBEST DAM RIDE: 7 a.m. Sunday, April 19, J. Strom Thurmond Dam and Lake, Clarks Hill, S.C.; family-friendly event featuring options of 29-, 62- and 100-mile routes on...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/richmond-neighbors/2015-04-06/upcoming-calenda
Work on Thurmond Dam spillway gates completed, two-way traffic on Highway 221 reopens

Years of repair work on Thurmond Dam's spillway gates were completed this week, and the reservoir level will no longer be restricted below its full summer pool...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-03-27/work-thurmond-dam-spillway-g
Thurmond Lake drought restrictions end after five months of reduced outflows

...entered the first level of drought conditions on Sept. 22 when it dropped 4 feet below full summer pool. Releases from Thurmond Dam were restricted to no more than 4,200 cubic feet per second.Once a drought restriction is in place, Thurmond and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-03-05/thurmond-lake-drought-restri
Early predictions call for full summer pool at Thurmond Lake

...However, the Corps has been keeping the lake level no higher than 329 feet for safety measures during repair work at Thurmond Dam. Releases from the dam to the Savannah River increase if the water level exceeds the guide curve.Rainfall in January...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-02-16/early-predictions-call-full-s
Grovetown's Tom Lewis is on perch patrol

...submerged weed beds and the best action often coincides with sudden changes in the river's flow. For several miles below Thurmond Dam, the bigger fish often appear at midday, after power generation is halted.Relatively few southern anglers target yellow...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/outdoors/2015-02-14/grovetowns-tom-lewis-per
Vaughn Taylor appears headed back on road to PGA Tour

...Taylor, however, knows a little too much about that in a very literal way.Fishing alone last August below Strom Thurmond Dam just six miles up the Savannah River from his home, Taylor's boat was swamped after one of his aging anchor lines...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2015-02-18/vaughn-taylor-appears-headed
The annual winter fish kill is underway at Thurmond Lake

Nothing drives seagulls into a frenzy like a winter fish kill at Thurmond Dam.The fish in question ? mostly threadfin shad ? have been streaming through the dam's turbines for the past week, after colder...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/outdoors/rob-pavey/2015-01-31/annual-winter-
Faith calendar

...YOUTH EXPLOSION: Open Mic Night 8 p.m. Oct. 10, Laura Grove Baptist; Fun Day 12:30 p.m. Oct. 11, Lake Thurmond Dam; youth program 10 a.m., Laura Grove Baptist; food, fun and gamesFESTIVAL OF PRAISE: With Fred Hammond and Donnie...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/your-faith/2014-10-03/faith-calendar
Corps of Engineers' settlement won't change Thurmond Dam operations

Thurmond Dam won't be required to report to the...have been reported in recent decades at Thurmond Dam, according to Billy Birdwell, spokesman...unpermitted oil discharges from the dams.At Thurmond Dam, South Carolina Department of Health and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-08-06/corps-engineers-settlement-w
Rants & Raves

...Praise God! If people would put their trust in the Lord Jesus, this country would be a better place. RAVE TO THE Thurmond Dam manager. I understand that you have been there only a couple of years, and let me say you are doing a great job keeping...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-07-14/rants-raves